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Aging in Place: How to Safely Prepare Your Home for a Senior

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2021 Oct 11th

Aging in Place: How to Safely Prepare Your Home for a Senior
Whether you're choosing to age in place or have a senior parent moving in with you, here's how to prepare your space for the safety of senior living.It's estimated that around 18% of the population is over the age of 65 living all across the country. And that number is only predicted to rise exponentially as healthcare improves and life expectancy increases.While getting older is a fact of life, it comes with its own unique set of challenges. Both for the person getting older and their loved one
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9 Bathroom Safety Tips That'll Reduce Bathroom Hazards

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2021 Sep 20th

9 Bathroom Safety Tips That'll Reduce Bathroom Hazards
The bathroom can be a slippery, dangerous place. Take a look at these nine bathroom safety tips that'll reduce bathroom hazards.Did you know that the bathroom is one of the most dangerous parts of the home, second only to the stairs and kitchen?It shouldn't be too surprising when you think about it. The floor can be wet and slippery. And anyone could slip and break their head after hitting tiled floors, a sink, or a toilet bowl.There are so many chances for adults and senior citizens to receive
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Why Should you use a Finger Pulse Oximeter?

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2021 May 18th

Why Should you use a Finger Pulse Oximeter?
Finger pulse oximeters are a quick and easy way to keep track of your pulse and blood oxygen levels on the go. Using a finger pulse oximeter is non-invasive and quickly measures the oxygen level in your bloodstream. The oxygen level in your body should be within a specific range for it to function correctly. With a finger pulse oximeter, you can self-administer a test to check these level and report your findings to a medical professional if needed. A finger pulse oximeter uses IR r
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Infrared Thermometers: A Necessity for Home Healthcare

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2021 May 11th

Infrared Thermometers: A Necessity for Home Healthcare
Fever is commonly the body's first reaction to an illness or infection. Learn how to accurately monitor your temperature by using an infrared thermometer.Infrared Thermometers: A Necessity for Home Healthcare When you, your loved ones or people you care for are feeling unwell, monitoring body temperature is one of the first things you should do. There are many methods of assessing body temperature. We often ask if they feel warm, or look to see if they have flushed cheeks and glazy eyes.
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The Benefits of Low Air Loss Mattresses for Healing Bedsores

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2021 May 10th

The Benefits of Low Air Loss Mattresses for Healing Bedsores
Did you know that low air loss mattresses can help give you a better night's sleep, help prevent bedsores, and improve your overall health? Read the full article to see how they work. Our beds are generally a source of comfort at the end of the day. We slip under the blankets, lay our head on the pillow and recharge our batteries from a long day. But for someone that is infirm, has mobility issues, or is bedridden, a bed can become a source of pain. A lack of mobility leads to poor circulat
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